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Fulbright Opportunities for Graduate Students

January 31st, 2018 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides full funding for graduate and professional students conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. Open to U.S. citizens only. The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program supports doctoral students conducting research in modern languages or area studies for six to 12 months. Open to U.S. citizens and...


Fulbright U.S. Student Program Undergraduate Information Session

February 7th, 2018 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program supports college graduates conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. Applications are due in the fall; students who wish to begin the program immediately after graduation are encouraged to start the process in their junior year....


Coco

February 24th, 2018 - 2:00PM-3:49PM

Location: Willard Straight Theatre

2017 > USA > Directed by Lee Unkrich With Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach All that 12-year-old Miguel wanted to do was borrow his great-great-grandfather's skull guitar to help end his family's aversion to music, but after touching the instrument, he's transported to the Land of the Dead, where he reunites with his ancestors, affirming...


Rethinking the Proposal: Concrete and Philosophical Approaches

February 28th, 2018 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

Part philosophy, part practical tutorial, this workshop aims to make proposal writing easier and more successful. It also offers an ensemble of remarkably useful tools for producing, revising, and editing, even under the stress of deadline....


Fulbright U.S. Student Program for Undergraduate Students

March 7th, 2018 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program supports college graduates conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. Applications are due in the fall; students who wish to begin the program immediately after graduation are encouraged to start the process in their junior year....


Communication for Change’: Mass Media, Rural Development, the Catholic Church and the Cold War in Colombia’s Radio Sutatenza-Cultural Popular Action Network, 1947-1974 by Mary Roldan, LASP Seminar Series

March 19th, 2018 - 12:15PM-1:10PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: 153

Radio Sutatenza-Cultural Popular Action (ACPO) was Latin America’s largest, transnational, Catholic-affiliated, anti-communist, mass media based education and community development network (1947-89).  Founded in 1947 by a recently ordained auxiliary parish priest and amateur radio enthusiast assigned to a largely illiterate, geographically dispersed parish in Colombia during the early y...


Understanding the linkages between Caribbean plant diversity, cultural heritage, and human health

March 26th, 2018 - 12:15PM-1:10PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: 153

As a cornerstone of human livelihoods and cultural traditions, plant diversity has a critical role to play in addressing global medicinal and nutritional needs. Many communities living in biodiverse areas around the world have developed an impressive repertoire of botanical knowledge that exemplifies their close relationships with, and continued reliance on, local plant resources. The Caribbean re...


"The Writing of a Latin American Classic: The Political and Intellectual Origins of Sarmiento's Facundo," by Ariel de la Fuente, LASP Seminar Series

April 9th, 2018 - 12:15PM-1:15PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: 153

Traditional explication of Facundo (1845) proposed that the Civilization vs. Barbarism dichotomy,  advanced in the book as the interpretative key of post independence Argentina, reflected Domingo F. Sarmiento's unique reading of major works from the European Enlightenment and Romanticism. The discovery of new sources used by Sarmiento, however, shows tha...


"Urban transport in Latin America: challenges and opportunities," by Eduardo A. Vasconcellos, LASP Seminar Series

April 11th, 2018 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Latin American large cities have been suffering from severe mobility problems, related to deficient public transport services, pollution, congestion and road fatalities. Poor people are specially affected, facing geographic isolation, long journeys to destinations and difficulties to pay for public transport fares.  Conversely, those who have access to automobiles experience much better mobil...


Momenta Quartet Residency: CU Music

April 15th, 2018 - 2:00PM-7:00PM

Location: Klarman Hall

Room: Auditorium

Momenta Quartet Residency: Premiere of works by Mexican microtonalist Julián Carrillo. In collaboration with the Latino Studies and Latin American Studies programs....


Momenta Quartet Residency: CU Music

April 18th, 2018 - 8:00PM-7:00PM

Location: Barnes Hall

Room: Auditorium

Momenta Quartet Residency: Premiere of works by Mexican microtonalist Julián Carrillo. In collaboration with the Latino Studies and Latin American Studies programs....


"Chimbote, Projected: Urbanity from up above and from down below," by Helen Gyger, LASP Seminar Series

April 23rd, 2018 - 12:15PM-1:10PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: 153

In the late 1940s, the Peruvian government commissioned US-based architectural firm Town Planning Associates to remake the city of Chimbote as part of a regional development scheme for the Santa River (a project dubbed “Peru’s TVA”). With an influx of migrants hopeful for work, Chimbote experienced astronomical growth, and in an effort to remediate this unplanned development, the...

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